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    BizAv Planning Calendar

    Your missions are often impacted by high-traffic events and world holidays. These can create congestion at your destination, raise costs for hotels and other services, and increase lead times. We’ve consolidated many of these dates and locations into this one calendar to help you in your pre-planning.

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    FAA Dispatcher Certification

    Interested in enhancing your skills, safety awareness, and efficiency within your flight operation? We offer an FAA-approved FAR Part 65 aircraft dispatcher certification course. With an over 90% certification rate among our graduates, we can help you reach your professional development goals.

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    2016 Brazil Summer Games

    Your guide to timely, accurate updates on the 2016 Brazil Summer Games—with information on flight planning, landing permits, airports, slots, parking, visas and more.

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      CPDLC Requirements Changed in Late 2017Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) are currently required in Datalink Mandated (DLM) airspace within the North Atlantic Tracks (NATs). As of Dec 7, 2017, airspace impacted by CPDLC requirements expanded and this affects general aviation (GA) transatlantic operations. The following is an overview of what you need to know: 1. CPDLC requirements On Dec […]

      Traveling to Venice Carnival 2018 – Part 2: Permits, PPRs, CIQ & Local AreaAs prior permissions required (PPRs) are always needed for Venice (LIPZ) it’s best to request this as soon as schedule is known. PPR specifies your parking approval and duration. While parking approvals and length of stay can be revised upon arrival it’s always best to limit changes during... […]

      Traveling to Singapore Airshow 2018 – Part 2: Permits, Slots, CIQ & Local AreaGeneral aviation (GA) operations into Seletar (WSSL) are straight-forward with reasonably good operational and schedule revision flexibility, should the operator wish to make short notice or last minute changes. Singapore Changi (WSSS)is a much more inflexible and challenging operating environment... […]

      Traveling to Rio Carnival 2018: Airports, Parking, Permits, PPRs & CIQThis year’s Rio Carnival runs Feb 9-14 with assorted events ranging from parades, music, and samba hall rehearsals. You can either arrive on the cusp of the activities and dive straight into the festivities or perhaps land in Rio earlier to witness spectacles additional spectacles, such as... […]